Tag: Natural gas

Out-of-control gas well keeping 25 families out of homes

The Monroe County well had been temporarily plugged while work was being done elsewhere onsite.  More »

Small natural gas leak reported from Enbridge pipeline in Michigan

The Dec. 8 leak was disclosed this week to a task force of state agencies investigating the safety of petroleum pipelines in Michigan.  More »

Houston company loses control of gas well in Ohio

The company evacuated field personnel and residents in the area.  More »

Enbridge lays off some Houston-area workers

The Houston-based pipeline company last week cut positions in its under-performing domestic gas pipelines and processing business unit, including jobs in the office and field locations.  More »

Rig count falls as oil prices continue slide

A new report showed that producers had slowed the pace of drilling for oil as the commodity fell further fell further $60 per barrel on Friday.  More »

LNG co. plans $4 billion-plus Louisiana investment

Construction is expected to begin at the 203-acre site in the third quarter of 2016.  More »

Exxon: North America to be energy exporter by 2020

The company’s forecast outlined an about 35 percent growth in energy demand across the world through 2040, driven mostly by a growing population and the rise of an energy-hungry middle class in developing countries.  More »

Kinder Morgan to invest $150M in Freeport LNG pipelines

The deal calls for adding 1 billion cubic feet per day of capacity to KMI’s intrastate system.  More »

U.S. has enough shale gas for petrochemical expansions

Gas prices collapsed two years ago had have remained low since, prompting some drillers to turn their focus to more lucrative regions rich in oil and other liquids.  More »

U.S. oil reserves ride production to 38-year high

U.S. proved reserves of crude oil and condensate increased for a fifth consecutive year in 2013 and hit their highest level since 1975, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.  More »

Oil prices not hitting petrochemical plant expansions

The same drilling bonanza that bestowed the chemical industry with cheap feedstock also flooded the world market with oil and gas at a time when the global demand for such products has started to flatten.  More »

Nature article questions natural gas optimism

The report highlights conflicting estimates about the long-term viability of increasing natural gas production, and warns that acting on the assumption natural gas will always be cheap may not be ideal.  More »

Southwestern Energy to pay $300M for gas-rich land in Pennsylvania

Southwestern Energy Co. is planning to pay $300 million for thousands of acres in a natural gas-rich region of Pennsylvania, little more than six weeks after its multibillion-dollar purchase of gas land nearby.  More »

Northeast gas pipelines turn two-way as region becomes major producer

Pipelines companies have planned modifications that will allow 8.3 billion cubic feet of gas per day to leave the Northeast via bidirectional flows.  More »

Marathon Oil, Total strike oil in Kurdistan

The Houston-based independent oil and gas company said Monday that the Jisik-1 exploration well discovered multiple stacked oil and natural gas producing zones at its Harir Block in the northern reaches of Iraq.  More »
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